Meet Shiyan Jiang: ‘Learning is a Curiosity-Driven Process’
Assistant Professor Shiyan Jiang, Ph.D., is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.
Meet Jackie Relyea: ‘Inspire Others To Reach Their Fullest Potential’
Jackie Relyea, Ph.D., an assistant professor of early literacy, is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.
Meet Myshalae Jamerson-Euring: ‘I Want to be a Positive Force for Change’
Teaching Assistant Professor Myshalae Jamerson-Euring is one of several new faculty joining the NC State College of Education for the 2019-20 academic year.
Professor Hiller Spires Helps Students Cultivate Relationships on 1st Study Abroad Trip to China
Alumni Distinguished Graduate Professor Hiller Spires, Ph.D., has been to China more than a dozen times, but a study abroad course this spring gave her a new perspective as students learned about education and cultivated relationships during the 3-city tour.
Business and Marketing Education Licensure Program Helps Teachers Bring Real-World Expertise to Classrooms
Dozens of teachers from across the state enroll each year in the NC State College of Education’s Business and Marketing Education Initial Licensure Program. Two graduates share why they chose to leave their careers for the classroom and how the program, which is the only one of its kind offered in North Carolina, helped them along the way.
On Second Trip to Kenya, Assistant Professor Michelle Falter Sees Teachers’ Skills Grow
For the past two summers, NC State College of Education Assistant Professor Michelle Falter, Ph.D., has traveled to Kenya to help provide professional development for teachers. She discusses how their skills have developed and her plans to bring students along for the trip next year.
Article, Spencer Foundation Grant Aim to Prove Benefits of Teacher Inquiry Through Action Research
Do students benefit when educators engage in intentional inquiry about their teaching practices? A recent article and grant-funded project from NC State College of Education Associate Professor of Social Studies Education Meghan Manfra, Ph.D., explore the impacts of action research.
Wolfpack WORKS Meetings Help Prepare Administrators for Second Year
Wolfpack WORKS is expanding as the project enters its second year. Co-principal investigator Ann Harrington explains the plan to provide support for more teachers as well as school administrators.
Award-Winning Article Focuses on What It Means for Black Students to Belong at School
How can schools become places where black students feel as though they truly belong? DeLeon Gray, Ph.D., an associate professor of educational psychology at the NC State College of Education, co-authored an article published in Educational Psychologist that the APA recently honored with a Best Article Award.
Assistant Professor Jamie Pearson on Helping Children with Autism Tackle Food Selectivity
Jamie Pearson, Ph.D., assistant professor of special education, spent the past decade working with children with disabilities and their families. She discusses the issue of food selectivity in children with autism and ways parents and practitioners can work to help children overcome aversions.